What antibiotics are safe for people that are allergic to penicillin?
Question posted by TC1993 on 28 May 2014
Last updated on 11 November 2018 by debbiemitchell
what antibiotics are safe to take for people allergic to penicillin
I am allergic to azithromycin, keflex, and amoxicillin. I'm not sure what I can take anymore. I currently have upper respiratory infection and Bactrim is not working. Help!
A small percentage of people who are allergic to penicillin are also allergic to cephalosporins like keflex.
Bactrim, Cephalasporins, and macrolides are alternatives. You could
It depends on what kind of infection you are treating. Bactrim is cheap and very good. Some use ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin, levaquin, cephalexin, azithromycin, clindamycin. Again, what you use depends on what you are treating.
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